305/65R17 in Inches

A 305/65R17 tire has a 32.6-inch diameter, a 12-inch width, and is designed for a 17-inch rim.

In high flotation terms, this tire is labeled as 32.6x12R17.

305/65R17 Tire Size
305/65R17 Tire Size in Inches
305/65R17 Tire Circumference
618.5 revs/mile

305/65R17 Tire Overview

32.6 inches
Wheel Diameter
17 inches
Tire Width
12 inches
102.4 inches
Sidewall Height
7.8 inches
618.5 per mile

What does 305/65R17 mean?

305/65R17 tire size meaning in inches

305/65R17 is a tire size with the following dimensions:

  • 305 is the width of the tire in millimeters. This number also indicates the appropriate width of the rim on which the tire should be mounted.
  • 65 is the aspect ratio, which is the ratio of the tire's height to its width. This affects the tire's handling and ride comfort
  • R indicates the tire's construction type, meaning it has a radial construction. This provides stability and precision to the tire.
  • 17 is the diameter of the wheel in inches, on which the tire is to be mounted.

305/65R17 Tire Conversion

Tire Diameter32.6 in828.3 mm
Section Width12 in305 mm
Rim Height17 in431 mm
Sidewall Height7.8 in198.3 mm
Circumference102.4 in2602.2 mm
Revolutions618.5 revs/mile
Not the tire size you are searching for? Try our Tire Size Calculator.

FAQ About 305/65R17 Tire

How tall is a 305/65R17 tire?

The height (or diameter) of a 305/65R17 tire is 32.6 inches

How wide is a 305/65R17 tire?

The width of a 305/65R17 tire is 305 mm, which is about 12 inches.

What size rim fits a 305/65R17 tire?

A 305/65R17 tire fits on a rim that is 17 inches in diameter.

What does the 65 in a 305/65R17 tire mean?

The 65 in a 305/65R17 tire refers to the aspect ratio, meaning the height of the tire's sidewall is 65% of its width.

Alternative Tire Sizes for 305/65R17

Typically, it's recommended to choose a tire with a diameter (height) within 3% of the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) tire size.

However, keep in mind that this is a general guideline and not an absolute rule.

Here are some tire sizes that are compatible with the 305/65R17:

Tire SizeDiameterRim
235/80R1731.8″ (-2.5%)17 x 6.0-7.5
235/85R1732.7″ (0.3%)17 x 6.0-8.0
255/75R1732.1″ (-1.5%)17 x 6.5-8.5
255/80R1733.1″ (1.5%)17 x 6.5-8.5
275/70R1732.2″ (-1.2%)17 x 7.0-8.5
285/70R1732.7″ (0.3%)17 x 7.5-9.0
295/70R1733.3″ (2.1%)17 x 8.0-9.5
345/55R1731.9″ (-2.1%)17 x n/a